Accompanists: Kamalakiran Vinjamuri – Violin | Trivandrum Balaji – Mridangam
VISHNUDEV NAMBOOTHIRI – Carnatic Vocal
Vishnudev Namboothiri is a young Carnatic vocalist. After his initial training under Sri. Chandramana Narayanan Namboothiri (Kerala), he has been undergoing advanced coaching under Sangeetha Kalaacharya Sri. P.S.Narayanaswamy (Chennai). While adhering firmly to tradition, Vishnudev’s music is innovative and unique as well. Recently, he quit his IT job in USA and currently lives in Chennai to pursue a full time career in Carnatic Music.
He is an A grade artist of All India Radio and has won Jaya T V Carnatic Music Idol 2012, All India Radio National Level Carnatic Music competition in 2003, awards and endowments from leading Sabhas in Chennai such as Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Parthasarathy Swamy Sabha etc. He received the title “Shanmukha Sangeetha Siromani” from Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha, Mumbai in 2015. He has performed several concerts in various Sabhas and Temples in India and USA and his concerts have been reviewed by the critics of “The Hindu” more than 10 times.